Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2021
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IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time And Venue. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will begin their IPL 2021 journey in the UAE leg with the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The encounter is scheduled to take place in Abu Dhabi on September 20, 2021. The Eoin Morgan-led KKR will play a total of 7 matches during the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League 2021.

The Eoin Morgan-led KKR played 7 matches during the first leg. Showcasing a poor performance, KKR lost 5 games out of 7. They managed to win against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings. However, KKR lost encounters against Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore,  Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, and Delhi Capitals. With 4 points, KKR are placed on the 7th spot in IPL 2021 points table.

Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Nitish Rana is the highest run-getter for KKR so far. With 2 half-centuries, the left-handed batsman has scored 207 runs in 7 innings. He is followed by Rahul Tripathi, who has scored 187 runs in 7 innings. In the bowling department, Pat Cummins picked most 9 wickets for KKR. After Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna has scalped most wickets for KKR with 8 scalps.

IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time And Venue
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Pat Cummins will not be part of the UAE leg as he has opted out due to personal reasons. He will be replaced by New Zealand’s Tim Southee. Below we take a look at the KKR schedule, updated time, and venue for the UAE leg of IPL 2021.

IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time And Venue
Pat Cummins. (Credits: Twitter)

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IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders Schedule, Updated Time And Venue

Match Details Date Time Venue
KKR vs Royal Challengers Bangalore September 20, 2021 7:30 PM Abu Dhabi
KKR vs Mumbai Indians September 23, 2021 7:30 PM  Abu Dhabi
KKR vs Chennai Super Kings September 26, 2021 3:30 PM Abu Dhabi
KKR vs Delhi Capitals September 28, 2021 3:30 PM Sharjah
KKR vs Punjab Kings October 1, 2021 7:30 PM Dubai
KKR vs Sunrisers Hyderabad October 3, 2021 7:30 PM Dubai
KKR vs Rajasthan Royals October 7, 2021 7:30 PM Sharjah

Kolkata Knight Riders Updated Squad For UAE Leg

Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders (Image Credit: Twitter)

KKR will be led by Eoin Morgan. Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine are some key players in the team. Pat Cummins will not be available for the UAE leg and Tim Southee has been roped in as a replacement.

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Kolkata Knight Riders Full Squad

Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert, Shakib al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Tim Southee.